Nonoperative Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis With Neurogenic Claudication: A Systematic Review

@article{Ammendolia2012NonoperativeTO,
  title={Nonoperative Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis With Neurogenic Claudication: A Systematic Review},
  author={Carlo Ammendolia and K. Stuber and Linda de Bruin and A. Furlan and C. Kennedy and Y. R. Rampersaud and I. Steenstra and V. Pennick},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2012},
  volume={37},
  pages={E609–E616}
}
Study Design. Systematic review. Objective. To systematically review the evidence for the effectiveness of nonoperative treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication. Summary of Background Data. Neurogenic claudication can significantly impact functional ability, quality of life, and independence in the elderly. Methods. We searched CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and ICL databases up to January 2011 for randomized controlled trials published in English, in which at least 1… Expand
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